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later, what kind of policing do you call this? a new human rights report says too many of india's place are abusive and failing at their job. a hollywood actress takes send moo on the road. >> cinema is for everybody and everywhere. we are knowing how few opportunities there are for people to realize how incredibly wise cinema is. >> hello. a secretive come nist state with nuclear ambitions which has been playing fast and loose with the rest of the world. today they have been playing host to bill clinton, the most senior visitor in a decade. he met north korean leader, kim jong-il and secured a pardon for the journalists arrested. we have this report from washington. >> bill clinton arrived in north korea in an unmarked jet. he carried with him the hopes of american diplomacy in a very dangerous corner of the world. mr. clinton met kim jong-il, north korea's mysterious leader. it is an extraordinary noment. there hasn't been a visit to pyongyang by such a high profile american in years. >> this obviously is a very sensitive topic. we will hope to provide some more detail at a later poin
's elections. what do india and china think? massive rescue efforts in taiwan, hundreds are still unaccounted for. clinton in africa and the perils of being one half of the world's most influential couple. >> you want me to tell you what my husband thinks? >> also in this hour, a new colonialism, or just common sense. a special report on liberia. come back cooled off, michael shoemaker is forced out of a formula one return. this is 7:00 a.m. in washington, mid day here in london, half past 7:00 in the evening rangoon. the pro-democracy leader there has been found guilty of violating her house arrest. she was sentenced to an additional 18 months confinement. the sentence has drawn condemnation from europe. there is the word from india and china. she was convicted of allowing an american man to stay there after he swam there uninvited. >> please insure that nothing would except -- disrupt the trial of the most famous war and -- famous woman in burma. she is a symbol of democracy. her supporters had hoped that she would be freed. a guilty verdict means that she is going back to house arrest for
to death in india for planting bombs that killed 52 in the city of mumbai in 2003. all three were convicted last week six years after bombs exploded at the gateway of india monument in the main corridor. our correspondent there reports now. >> the attack in mumbai in august 2003 was the victim. the bombs were planted inside two taxis. one detonated as -- at the city's main jewelry market at the height of the business hour, leaving behind a trail of destruction. the second at the city's main landmark. it was the gateway of india. more than 50 people were killed and nearly 180 wounded. last week, a special anti-terror court convicted this man, his wife, and usherethis person of planting the bombs. they stood in court as the judge handed them the death penalty. all three have pleaded not guilty and are expected to appeal against the sentence. their trial took place in high security and under a powerful anti-terrorism law that no longer exists. prosecutors argued that the bombings were carefully planned and were an act of extreme brutality. all three deserved the harsh sentence, they said. the
countries - brazil, russia and india. the bric four was actually once expected to reshape the global economy. but in today's extraordinary climate, that seems like wishful thinking in better times. this is the growth expected from china; while in neighbouring india, the economic fundamentals are also strong. but brazil has stumbled with no clear growth expected until 2010; and as for russia - over reliant on high commodity prices it now risks the spectre of high inflation and high unemployment. and the bric fault lines don't only concern numbers. for its members are fierce competitors and serious mistrust abounds - which is a barrier to enhancing trade and economic cooperation. >>zweig: well the chinese don't trust the indians at all. the indians don't trust the chinese. the 1962 border war seared, forever seared, the brains of indian policy makers. brazilian businessmen complain, over the last couple of years that china came - hu jintao the leader of china visited - promised all kinds of money, left - and then everybody said, where's the money? >>reporter: it's one of those strange historic
looking at 8% this year. >> this year. so maybe up to 9, maybe -- >> well,. >> and india is doing the same, do you think or is that -- >> i don't know. mi far less familiar with what is going on. but i think having had the election in india which the first time has given them a pretty strong mandate in the government, i think they will be able to move ahead much more easily than in the past where there have been so many political factions fighting to try and be on top of things. so i think india has the ability now to get into much stronger position than it was in beforehand. >> most people look at india and china as leading the economic recovery. and perhaps brazil coming in and then the united states and they see europe lagging. >> well, i would agree with you about this. china, india, brazil. i think they are already showing it. they are already goinging that far. 9 united states knew far better than i how things are going. but you still see both in the united states and in europe news of job layoffs and although the financial sector seems to be in less bad shape, let's put it that way,
's main landmark, the gateway of india. more than 50 people were killed and nearly 180 were wounded. last week, a special court convicted two men and a woman of planting the bombs. outside, the main prosecution lawyer had this to say. >> this decision is very important and it will send a strong signal to anyone who wants to engage in this kind of illegal activity costing the lives of the innocent population. >> a judge handed them the death penalty. all three have pleaded not guilty and are expected to appeal against the sentence. their trial took place in high security and under a powerful anti-terrorism law that no longer exists. prosecutors argued that the bombings were carefully planned arab -- and or an act of extreme brutality. all three deserve the harsh sentence, they said. the bombings were said to be in retaliation of anti-muslim riots in 2002. all three are said to be members of a pakistani militants group accused of carrying out last year's mumbai attacks, which has increased friction between india and pakistan. >> just a footnote there, pakistan issued a global alert for 13 s
swine flu worldwide. this week, india confirmed its first death, a teenage girl. the announcement led to panic and scuffle. a new trial started in moscow over the killing of the investigative journalist, a staunch critic of the kremlin. the retrial was necessary after an overturned acquittal of the three men accused of involvement in the killing. huge crowds turned out in the philippines as they paid their last respects to be former president. she led the power up writing in 1986. an indian court sentenced two men and women to death for their part in the mumbai bombings of 2003 which killed 52 and injured hundreds. investigators said that all three had links to a pakistan- based terrorist group. more details from delhi. >> the attack in 2003 was devastating. bombs were planted inside two taxis. one detonated at the city's main jewelry market at the height of the business hours, leaving behind a trail of destruction. the second of the mainland parks, the gateway of india. more than 50 people were killed, and nearly 118 wounded. last week, courts convicted the three suspects of planting
. schools and colleges have closed for a week in india posit commercial capital mumbai to contain the spread of swine flu. officials say centimos will also shut. mumbai -- the worst affected in india where 11 of the country's 15 swine flu deaths occurred. a leading member of khmer rouge there ruled cambodia in the 1970's asked for harshest punishment at his trial for war crimes of murder. he tells the united nations- backed tribunal that he accepted responsibility for the sorrow and suffering of the 1 million cambodian people who lost husbands and wives. militants in northern afghanistan attacked a government building, killing a district police chief and at least one of his offices. the assault happened in the province where violence has increased in recent months. reports say the attackers struck before dawn with small arms and rocket-propelled grenades. starting a long gun battle. erin is here, so it is that time. we can look ahead to your business report. there are figures coming out -- a statement coming out of the fed in new york. >> the interest rate decision. but all expectations is i
. >>> india has launched the first nuclear submarine to be built entirely in the country. india is only the sixth country in the world to have a nuclear fuel submarine. the prime minister said it would become increasingly relevant to indian security. >>> "amazingly different" is the way that secretary gates described iraq during a recent visit. he praised the security situation after seeing how the american troops are adapting to their non-combat role. we have this report from baghdad. >> robert gates came to iraq to hear firsthand how the 130,000 soldiers or adapting to their new, supporting role in the country. they are taking their cue from the iraqi commanders. they are shifting their focus from combat training. >> between now and the end of 2011, all u.s. troops are scheduled to depart iraq. we have a number of important milestones to achieve. that includes bear, and secure elections, and a national government, and continued drawdown of u.s. forces leading to a change of mission in august of 2010. >> august of 2010 is when the pentagon wants a complete stop to u.s. combat missions
a 28-year high. india has had the drive for more. you have to buy this stuff at a higher rate and recover the cost from somebody. it's you and i, the consumer. that's the potential of higher food prices. >> this last year, about march, there were food riots all over. >> 28 years for the price. i look forward to it. >> taliban militants have launched an attack. insurgence fired on the officers taking control in another building. joining me is our correspondent. martin, i sense that some of this is trickling in as we speak. >> this incident took place just an hour's drive from the kabul city. they fired rockets into the nearby compound. police chief. many people from where the fighting was taking place. they fired at the insurgence sheltering there. this is not a question of leaving a bomb on a road side or anything. >> we have seen these types of attacks using mult people attackers. there's a couple of reasons for that. these institutionals aren't guarded as well as those in the afghan capitol. they are easy to strike at. these what they want to do is shore to the people that t
that mahogany like a red burgundy color. so, in india the bridal colors are red. we usually wear red, maroon, burgundy-- so they say that the bride's hand shouldn't show color of her skin. >> reporter: sunitha met her husband-to-be, ronjit sandhu, who is a sikh, at college eight years ago. >> the henna artists told me yesterday the darker the henna the more your husband and your in-laws love you. so my hands are dark, but not down here so much. >> reporter: the groom's mandate on the wedding night is to find his name hidden in the design. >> the night of the wedding, i'm supposed to find... i'm supposed to search for my name in the henna. and then if i can't find it, basically i'm not allowed to consummate our marriage. >> reporter: the next pre- marriage ritual, performed is the puja, where the bride's family's hindu pandit prays before a sacred fire. >> we pray to lord ganesha asking for his blessings, s s that everything goes very smoothly without any obstacles. >> reporter: when sunitha's parents married, not only were they required to be of the same faith, but they were expected to marr
. archipelago off of southeast india. the comment by the president of the maldives has this report from deutsche welle. especially telling, as his country goes, so may go the rest of the world. >> reporter: is an island in the north malay group. it's home to about 2,000 people. for generations they have lived from the sea but now the sea itself is threatening their livelihood. the land here has been vanishing for years. and the rate of erosion is increasing. this year, some 15% of the land mass has been lost to the rising sea level. people are worried. not long ago, they could look out to the sea, but now the waves are gnawing the beach away. >> translator: just two weeks ago, you could sit out here comfortably and look out to the ocean in evening. now just look, the beach has almost disappeared. the water is getting higher and higher and the tides are getting stronger. >> reporter: just a few days ago the water inundated the streets. the water all but destroyed this small harbor here. >> translator: we got the land years ago and we built a house. but now the sea is tearing huge pieces of our la
-- countries are getting. >> austrian doubles pair pulled out of the world badminton championships in india due to concerns about security. they withdrew from but torment following the lead of the eight- strong england team that flew home after citing a specific terrorist threat. tennis, nadal's returned to the court lasted only 36 minutes -- it was curtailed not to an injury to him but his opponent. he had not played competitively since is french open defeat. his says his knees felt okay during the time spent on the court. but is opponent had to retire. next match against germany's philip -- that is all the sport for now. >> thank you did a summary of the top story -- the libyan man convicted of the lockerbie bombing is likely to be freed on compassionate grounds next week. the bbc understands. al-magrahi, who has terminal prostate cancer is serving life for killing 270 people when pan am flight 13 exploded. the scottish minister said developments were complete speculation. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, t
: in india there is often conflict between muslims and hindus. but in mumbai this year there is a joint celebration for islam's ramadan and hinduism's ganesh chaturthi festival. both holidays started on the same day, and each faith group is celebrating with the other. during the festival muslims have attended prayer services for the hindu elephant headed god lord ganesha while hindus feasted at muslim households as they sat down to eat after their day long fast. that's our program for now. i'm bob abernethy. there's much more on our web site, including more about senator kennedy and religion, audio and video podcasts are also available. join us at pbs.org. as we leave you, music from bill and gloria gaither. ♪ ♪ captioning sponsored by the lilly endowment captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
. >> and how are we doing on that very well, china and india are becoming rich. that's the center of gravity to the world, china and india. if they become rich countries the majority of moneykind is rush marine tour sglnjts in the remained of your life, whether 10 years, or 20 years or what you-- what would you like to achieve? >> i don't have any illusions that i will karks chief these great things. i like to help push people and push things in a sensible way. >> as you know most people think your more interesting ideas in physics came a long time ago. >> that's true. >> rose: i know. >> i enjoy life and don't particularly care what i'm doing at that moment that is interested. is it challenging and interesting to you you? >> science, of course, to me is sun and just like painting pictures or anything else. >> rose: it's a puzzle. >> well, i would say it's a technical skill, which is fun to exercise. >> rose: yeah. there is this idea that physics has had its sentry, and the. >> i think that's quite likely to be true. it's certain that physics has slowed down during my lifetime. largely just
in india. >> yes. >> charlie: developing a little sedan for $2,300. >> right, right, right. >> where do you put that in the whole equation of where the future of cars are? >> well i think it is a good idea to have affordable cars. >> you know, i think the problem with something like nana, tata, not a problem i think it is a great idea, a and he is a gentleman and a scholar. >> charlie: all of those i agree with. it is hard no to. >> yes. exactly. i think what as we look at the gasoline of the price of that rising, and i think oil -- >> and inevitable -- do you have some assumptions in your own calculations as to where oil will level off? >> i think it will exceed the numbers we have seen last year. >> 144? >> oh, yeah. sure. absolutely, i think we will see it approach $200 and beyond. >> charlie: by 2010, 11, 12? something like that? >> whenever the next boom is, as i say the next boom is four years from now, it will be around that point. >> charlie: of all of your businesses, which one do you care the most about? >> well, right now, my time is split roughly evenly between tesla and space x
killed more than 800 people worldwide since april. in india, hindu priests held a fire ritual to seek divine intervention to stop the spread of the h1n1 virus. and in israel, a group of rabbis and jewish mystics sought to do the same thing in an airplane service where they chanted prayers and blew rams' horns or shofars while flying over the country. here in washington this week, president obama hosted a special medal of freedom ceremony at the white house. the president gave america's top civilian honor to sixteen people he called "agents of change." among the honorees were two prominent religious leaders. retired anglican archbishop desmond tutu was recognized for his fight against apartheid in south africa, and his efforts for reconciliation after apartheid ended. reverend joseph lowery was honored for his longtime civil rights work. obama called him "a giant of the moses generation of civil rights leaders." we have a special report today about the spafford children's center, a charity in jerusalem's old city. it's mission: caring for the physical and psychological well- being of p
: in addition to asean, the rmb can then be used as a trading currency with india, pakistan, russia, japan and korea. and the third step is to use the rmb globally. that's the general plan. >>reporter: actually, this is a huge plan - that's aimed at reducing the us dollar's dominance as an international currency. but first, beijing has got its work cut out. the country needs a social safety net to help through any financial shocks. and it should also liberalize its capital account and the convertibility of thecurrency. only then could the rmb hope to join the reserve currency club. >>song: and right now, we're not there yet. still we need a lot of time to build up china's capital market, banking system and also the social security and the insurance system. >>reporter: as for a time frame, the jury is divided - optimists cite 15 years, the pessimists 40 ! >>: for now, china will pay for brazilian sulphur in dollars. nonetheless, neighboring governments, eventhe us, welcome measures, albeit modest, that allow greater international use of the rmb. but some asean traders still need convincing.
with plenty of support. america has the kennedys and the bushes, india the gandhis. the leaders of both leading parties have men vying to be prime minister and the grandson of the men who were prime ministers before. bbc. >> hi. >> there seems to be some concern in japan about hereditary politicians. do you think that might hurt your campaign? >> i am criticized every day for succeeding my father's seat. i want to overcome the criticism aimed at hereditary politicians and overcome it to win. >> at the matsushita institute they're trying to develop a new breed of leaders without family connections but with plenty of old-fashioned japanese virtues. students are given a taste of humble tasks. on their way, they hope to high office. some in japan blame what's perceived as ineffectual government on the large numbers of family dynasties in government. >> they have money. they have supporters. and they have a name value handed down from parents. it's not good for japan, because the dynamism of the political power is not strong as other countries. >> katsuhito is hoping he can win but he likens
: but a lot, she then goes to india, to kenya, correct? >> yes. >> charlie: to happy valley, was it? >> called happy valley. became known as happy valley after everyone learned about the game she was playing. >> charlie: but that's when it gets interesting, isn't it? >> yes. it gets extremely interesting. there was an abandonedment of the social rules there. idena's mother, grandmother broken social rules, her mother had been a key woman sufferragist, introduced the labor party. and divorced her husband spectacularly, broken the rules in this way. idena chose to break the rules she did so in kenya. by behaving sexually as men could. it was more permissible for men to take multiple lovers. idena -- >> charlie: decided she could. >> yes. it was also extremely interesting in terms of kenyan life was extremely -- africa is fantastic continent. it's hop not i can, life there is very exciting because you're on the edge of physical danger so much of the time. idena had farm there, she was a very successful farmer,e bred the best jersey dairy herd. she introduced the crop, worked very har
with a nuclear arm, pakistan at risk, the potential for confrontation between two nuclear armed forces in india andd pakistan that could result, when you look at all the possibilities of leting this go, and i think that's got to be clearly made to americans, but not only americans. i mean i think nato has been woefully underrepresented in this thing. when we go to, who really has put boots on the ground and engaged, it's the brits, it's the dutch, it's the canadians. where are the others, you know, in the 28 nation. >> so that's a very important point about presidential leadership. so how do you -- how do you get them to come around? >> well, i think that we have to have these sorts of -- i think this is a defining moment for nato. they shouldn't get a pass on this. it wasn't just washington and new york that were attacked. it was madrid and it was london and almost several other capitals. and of course the charter says an attack on one is an attack on all. that is what was, you know, evoked in terms of the nato commitment. and i don't think we should be giving passes that, look, you can sort o
that was coming out of the state department?" and i think about two weeks ago in india i sat down with hillary clinton. that's when she was talking about the north koreans as unruly children and saying things like that. she also issued an apology to the north koreans. she may not call it an apology, but she basically said "we're very sorry this happened." so i think there were a lot of demands coming from the north koreans. i mean, this is a very serious thing here holding these two journalists. everybody is very happy they were released. but there was a lot of back channel going on and i know evan knows a lot more about that than i do. >> rose: i'm going to get to that. but what is the take on what we gained from clinton's conversation with kim jong il? >> well, they met for about an hour and a half and they had that v.i.p. state dinner. so they certainly didn't talk about just the release of these journalists. i mean, that was pretty much a done deal before he went over there. they wouldn't have gone over there if he didn't believe he was coming back with those journalists. i think president
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